Raiden Pulse #9: News from November and December

This article was first published on Stories by Raiden Network on Medium

As per usual, here comes your bi-monthly summary of all things Raiden: overall development progress, product updates, event participation and all the other stuff that we’ve been up to in November and December! We’d like to thank you all for 2019, and we are looking forward to continuing development of the Raiden Project in 2020.

Development Updates towards Alderaan mainnet

Similar to the preceding two months, the last two months have mainly been used for testing as well as finding and fixing bugs. The goal of this is to get Raiden into a state where it is stable and robust enough to make it into a new release candidate and ultimately become the Alderaan milestone.

Alderaan will be the first integrated mainnet release coming with a service layer (monitoring and pathfinding service) together with new features (channel withdraw, source routing, mediation fees).

General Updates

  • Raiden Client: Since we are still in an intensive bug fixing and testing mode, we do not recommend using the latest release candidate v0.200.0-rc2 “Narcoleptic Neo”. This release has some known bugs, but stay tuned for the next testnet release, which we expect to be released soon and will fix these issues. All releases can be found on the Raiden client release page. For any technical inquiry please do not hesitate to contact the development team via our Gitter chat room.
  • Raiden Light Client: In response to the Raiden Client release candidate “Narcoleptic Neo”, the light client team released the first version of the light client that is compatible with the Alderaan smart contracts. Furthermore the light client now integrates with the path finding services and it also supports mediation fees. Lastly, as a huge UX improvement, Derived Subkey support has been added to the light client. This means that users don’t have to sign each ...

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